Obituary: Patrick Newbury, 21, of Washington

Staff Writer
Woodford Times
Patrick Newbury

Patrick James Newbury Jr., 21, of Washington died on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, in Yuma, Ariz.

Patrick was born July 30, 1990, in Pekin to Patrick and Cathy Newbury Sr. They survive.

Also surviving are his siblings, William Washburn of East Peoria, Dylan Newbury of Washington and Annie of Washington; grandmothers, Frieda Dotson of Washington and Sue Newbury of Yuma, Ariz., great-grandmother Audrey Cornwell of Creve Couer; aunts and uncles, Glen and Sandy (Needham) Newbury Jr. of Yuma, Ariz.; Jim and Dawn (Fisher) Dotson of Peoria, Darin and Dee (Dotson) Monohon of Washington, Joe and Debbie (Whitehurst) Dotson of East Peoria and John and Carolyn (Dotson) Leas of Washington.

He had 11 cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Glen Newbury Sr. and Jim Dotson.

Patrick last worked in Morton before moving to Arizona.

He was a Master Mason at the Masonic Lodge in Washington. He was very proud of being a Mason. He enjoyed spending time with his family and fishing.

Patrick was a wonderful man with a heart of gold. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.

A memorial be will held in Patrick’s honor from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Masonic Lodge, 119 N. Wilmor Road, Washington.